Ep 159: HIIT For Runners with Dr. Paul Laursen
In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have celebrated researcher in the field of High Intensity Interval Training – Dr. Paul Laursen. Dr. Laursen talks about HIIT for runners, how it can impact training, the best ways to implement it and alot more with our host, Vikas Singh.
In tandem with his leadership at HIIT Science, Dr. Laursen is the Co-founder and Head of Product for Athletica, contributing to the forefront of sports technology. His insights reach a broader audience as the co-host of the Training Science Podcast. Dr. Laursen’s impact extends to the realm of academia, where he served as the former lead of Physiology for New Zealand Olympic athletes and holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Exercise Physiology at Auckland University of Technology.
Beyond academic pursuits, Dr. Laursen boasts a remarkable athletic background, having completed an impressive 17 Ironman triathlons. His dedication to coaching is evident as he guides both professional and age-group athletes. Alongside his scientific pursuits, Dr. Laursen is intensely determined to master the craft of cooking the perfect steak. With over 150 scientific manuscripts published and work cited more than 15,000 times, Dr. Paul Laursen stands as a luminary at the crossroads of science, endurance, and high-performance coaching.
About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
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